Italian Restaurants

Birraporetti’s Restaurant
500 Louisiana Street, Houston, TX 77002
(713) 224-5870
http://www.birrarestaurant.com/
One of Houston’s original restaurants, Birraporetti’s opened in 1974 with the slogan “ A great Italian Restaurant…A heck of an Irish bar”.
Buca Di Beppo
5192 Buffalo Speedway, Houston, TX 77005
(713) 665-2822
Cavatore Italian Restaurant
2120 Ella Boulevard, Houston, TX 77008
(713) 869-6622
Ciao Bello
5161 San Felipe Street, Houston, TX 77056
(713) 960-0333
http://www.ciaobellohouston.com/
The Houston Press has called Ciao Bello one of the “top ten restaurants in the Galleria area.”
Coppa Ristorante Italiano
5555 Washington Avenue, Houston, TX 77007
(713) 426-4260
http://www.copparistorante.com/
Da Marco Cucina E Vino
1520 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77006
(713) 807-8857
http://www.damarcohouston.com/
Damian’s Cucina Italiana
3011 Smith Street, Houston, TX 77006
(713) 522-0439
http://www.damians.com/
Damian's interiors envelop diners in an Old World atmosphere that is sophisticated-yet-welcoming. Once inside, guests enjoy award-winning service and an extensive menu of offerings, from antipasto and salads to a variety of homemade pastas, quality meats and seafood under the leadership of Chef Napoleon Palacios.
Dolce Vita
500 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77006
(713) 520-8222
http://www.dolcevitahouston.com/
Giacomo’s Cibo E Vino
3215 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77098
(713) 522-1934
http://www.giacomosciboevino.com/
La Griglia Restaurant
2002 West Gray Street, Houston, TX 77019
(713) 526-4700
http://www.lagrigliarestaurant.com/
With a lively, festive atmosphere that’s reminiscent of a neighborhood trattoria, La Griglia offers guests a delicious display of authentic Italian dining, complete with colorful Italian murals and artful cuisine. Relax and savor the aromas of Sicily, Roma and Tuscany, as you select from the array of specialties including fresh fish, creative pastas, chicken, beef, fresh vegetables and more.
Little Napoli Italian Cuisine
540 Texas Street, Houston, TX 77204
(713) 225-3900
http://www.littlenapoli.net/
Maggiano’s Little Italy
2019 Post Oak Boulevard, Houston, TX 77056
(713) 961-2700
http://www.maggianos.com/
Mia Bella Trattoria
320 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002
(713) 237-0505
http://www.miabellatrattoria.com/
A delightful combination of Italian tradition and regional American twists. With multiple locations, the dining destinations are fun, intimate and moderately priced just like the traditional Trattorias where Italian families gathered for wine and delicious food.
Michelangelo’s Restaurant
307 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77006
(713) 524-7836
http://www.michelangelosrestaurant.com/
Nino’s
2817 West Dallas Street, Houston, TX 77019
(713) 522-5120
Olive Garden
10830 Northwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77092
(713) 682-1465
Patrenella’s
813 Jackson Hill Street, Houston, TX 77007
(713) 863-8223
http://www.patrenellas.net/
Spaghetti Warehouse
901 Commerce Street, Houston, TX 77002
(713) 229-9715
http://www.meatballs.com/
Tony’s
3755 Richmond Avenue, Houston, TX 77046
(713) 622-6778
http://tonyshouston.com/
As the first Italian restaurateur to offer Texas authentic Italian regional cuisine, Tony Vallone is widely recognized as one of the architects of the Italian food and wine renaissance in the United States today.